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Benchmarking Performance

I'm in need to document and benchmark performance on file access between our on prem SharePoint 2010 environment and our O365 environment. I need something that can be run easily in our regions. I ...
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365 Custom Masterpages

What is the recommendation for going OnPrem to 365 when you currently have custom masterpages? Is the recommended pattern to move standard collaboration sites to composed looks and retain custom ...
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Give option of choosing a language to users SharePoint Online

By default sharepoint follows below mentioned paths to decide in which language site should be shown If the User Profile service application is started on the SharePoint Server 2013 farm, the ...
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Sharepoint-app and chrome having issues

I was creating my SharePoint Online apps as usual in Visual Studio this morning, and the app wont run if I don't exit Chrome. I get an error saying: Cannot attach application to 'chrome.exe' ...
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Dashboard in SharePoint Online

I need to create some dashboards in SharePoint Online (with OOB or any feature provided by MSFT), I am not allowed to use any kind of Custom Code for it. As Performance Point is not available in SPO, ...
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New document button in Document Libraries does not show the Content Types when adding a Site Column with Managed Metadata to a view

I have developed a No Code solution (based on Standard SharePoint Online functionality) in SharePoint Online/Office 365 for a customer. In every site there is a Document Library. In the Document ...
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To ScriptLink or not to ScriptLink

I need a custom ribbon button that calls a function in a js file in one particular library. To get access to the JS file, I could: Add the JS file reference via a content editor web part on the ...
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What is the easiest way to backup and restore whole site (with all files and data)?

How to fully backup and restore my site just once using SharePoint Online?
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Managed Properties not available as Refiners on Content Search web part (SharePoint Online)

I have managed metadata site columns where I’ve mapped the ows_ crawled property from a library to ‘RefinableString’s in the search schema. The ‘refinable’ box is ticked and I did this a few days ago ...
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How to exclude TaxonomyFieldControl from spell checker

I have a page layout with a couple of TaxonomyFieldControls on it. When I run the spell checker in the ribbon the taxonomy fields are getting flagged with spelling errors. I don't want the taxonomy ...
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Anonymous search results cache on SharePoint 2013

How to delete the Anonymous search results cache on SharePoint 2013?
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Access denied while creating subsite from workflow

I am following this article to create a subsite from workflow. I am getting following error {"error":{"code":"-2147024891, ...
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Audit Documents in SharePoint Online

One of our Customer wants to audit opening and downloading of documents on Sharepoint Online.I know this is not available OOB. Is there any third party tools that we can use? Or is there any way to ...
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Event corner with Calendar and custom list

I need to create a corner in intranet like in the pic below. I am thinking to add custom tables in the page layout. Then add Calendar with with custom table, and fetch calendar data in that table ...
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AppRedirect.aspx to SharePoint App pages - Authentication

We're currently developing an SharePoint Online app that is hosted in Azure. We can navigate to the app via the Site Contents of the page and loads correctly. What we would ideally like is to be able ...
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Best way to filter by distribution groups user is in and show assigned to tasks for that group

Basically, the goal is that there is a task list web part that will use REST services to see what distribution groups a user is a part of and the view will filter based on if any distribution groups ...
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Item Limit property is not working on Announcement Web part (at Home page)

I am using an Announcement app and modified the view to set Item Limit to 2 (it was working), but when I add this app to home page its shows scroll bar instead of next button at the bottom of app.
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Logging people who download files in Sharepoint

We have some pictures, documents and we want to track who downloads it. We have Office 365 which has SharePoint. People have to use their Active Directory account to sign-on to Sharepoint. Can ...
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SPO - Share Document Link Broken Sometimes

We recently rolled out our first Intranet on SPO/O365 and users are starting to email colleagues with links to documents. They are using the Share/Get a link method. Sometimes the resulting link ...
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Page Edit ribbon is disabled in Edit mode, sharepoint online

I have created a custom masterpage inherited from Seatle, and then created custom masterpages. When I apply my custom pagelayout to the site and click on Side--> Edit to edit the pagelayout again or ...
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Authenticating against Office 365 SharePoint Online from an asp.net page in Azure

I would like to authenticate against my SharePoint Online from my asp.net webpage in Azure. What are the steps to get this started? Will this be via the client model? Has anyone done this ...
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ADFS error in SharePoint Hosted App on On-Premise SharePoint

I have developed a SharePoint Hosted App for a customer. For development I used SharePoint Online, the customer system is an on-premise SharePoint 2013. Now I deployed the .app-file on the customers ...
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How can I set up a workflow to count the number of items in a list?

I am trying to set up using a SharePoint 2010 workflow that will count the number of non priority 1 tickets in a custom SharePoint online list. What I would like to have it do is go through the list, ...
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Move SharePoint 2010 WebApplication to SharePoint Online

My SharePoint 2010 environment is holding Web-application and need to move for online SharePoint 2013. And I could like to know is there any way to move the entire site content along with all the ...
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O365 search managed property mapping issue

I have an issue with mapping managed property to existing crawled property. I am pretty confident in search configuration but this just seems not to work on O365 (working on-prem). I want to create a ...
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Search Display Template Not Returning Values for Managed Property

Search results has no value for a custom site column. Ok, so I have a lookup column created as a site column in the root of my site collection. I found the field in crawled properties. NOTE: I am ...
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Scheduling tasks for SharePoint Online

As we are venturing into the Office 365/SharePoint Online world, there will be the need to run some routine maintenance scripts on schedule. For example, adding a service account as an administrator ...
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updating page layouts not reflecting the changes to the existing pages

I have updated the page layout for SharePoint online, but the changes are not getting reflected to the existing pages. is this the expected behavior? or what is the procedure to update the layout so ...
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SharePoint Online, Add a webpart to wiki page

I need to add a web part to an existing wiki page [Type="GhostableInLibrary"], when a feature is activated. I have tried a combination of both IgnoreIfAlreadyExists and ReplaceContent properties in ...
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Backup Office 365 SharePoint site for move to local hosting

I have a Office 365 SharePoint site that I need to backup in its entirety. All the information I can find on this is at least a couple of years old. With a local SharePoint site this is easy to ...
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How to authenticate user in SharePoint Online using rest api

I have a website on SharePoint Online and a website on SharePoint On-premise. From my On-premise website i want to create a new list on my SharePoint Online site. To authenticate I used the ...
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Enable item scheduling on a publishing library via SharePoint .NET client API

Does anybody know how to enable item scheduling on a publishing library via code (.NET Client API)? This can be done via the Settings UI for the library in Manage Item Scheduling. However, I can't ...
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Infrastructure Requirements for SP2013

What are the hardware requirements to implement a SP2013 Hybrid architecture farm with below : Should be a medium farm with 2 WFE 1 App SQL Cluster ADFS server AD Reverse Proxy.
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How can we change language used in workflows in Sharepoint designer?

We have a SharePoint online site opened in Sharepoint designer 2013. Site settings: Default language: Swedish Alternative language: English When we add a workflow and start editing the workflow ...
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What is the RoadMap of SharePoint and for its Developer community? [closed]

My question is about what is the vision of Microsoft for SharePoint and what ways can we foresee will it affect us, the developers. Will server side technologies remain in priority What ...
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Copy Multiple Files between libraries

When file explorer is used to copy multiple files between libraries is SPO smart enough to just move copy the files from within the SharePoint servers or do the files first download to the local ...
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Is multiple user account required to deploy in office 365 production environments?

Let’s say there are 5 users working with different apps in one SharePoint 2013 Office 365 development environment. Naturally they are working with different user ids (a/c). Now if they want to deploy ...
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Deployment strategy for Office 365 SharePoint 2013 stuff

A SharePoint 2013 office 365 development site has following items in it which needs to be migrated to the office 365 UAT environments. OOB CSWP (Search w/p) Newsfeed w/p. Blog w/p Lots of ...
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How to change Document Library webpart's toolbar type programmatically?

I want to edit document library webpart to change Toolbar Type to 'No Toolbar' programmatically using C#. Actually I want to hide 'add new document' button. I have created a document library ...
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Add AD group to SharePoint Online using REST API

Is it possible to add an AD group into SharePoint. I've created a user group in the Office 365 portal, which appears to be stored in AD. Is there a way of searching for this AD group and adding it. ...
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Customize the search display template to show picture with the results

I'm using contents web parts to get documents from specific document library. And I already customized Item_Default.html in order to add lines and show discriptions next to Managed Properties. Now ...
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How do I find all the PersonOrGroup fields I can request in my REST API call?

I have a list in SharePoint 2013 Online. This list has a column that is a PersonOrGroup type. I'm using REST APIs to retrieve the items of this list, and I want to retrieve all the data for the ...
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SharePoint microfeed cant be migrated?

I just used a 3rd party software to migrate Project sites data from 1 SharePoint site to another. Worked like a charm except for the microfeed. The tool doesn't support migration of microfeed. Anybody ...
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Why can't I upload or create files to the Master Page Gallery on my sharepoint.com root site collect?

In a sharepoint.com trial site, for my root site collection, I can't upload master pages (or anything else for that matter). I tried deleting the root site collection and re-creating it as a ...
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Get email and name from people picker SharePoint 2013 online

I've tried retrieving data from a multiple people picker field on a SharePoint 2013 form in numerous ways, the best I've done is getting the display name. If it all possible i'd like to retrieve the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Online: List of all suspended workflows

Is there a powershell script or service out there that gives you a list of all workflow statuses? Primarily we are looking for a way to get a list of all current suspended workflows. Update: Here ...
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Why UniqueId missing in the REST api result from on-premise version

All, I found there is a property named UniqueId exist in the type of SP.File. And I try to retrieve the File item of the Page from SharePoint 2013 on-premise. The REST api url I used is ...
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Approve workflow tasks for multiple items from a view of approved items list

I have a workflow on a list that starts a task process that requires users to Approve/Reject the item. Some of the users do a lot of these approvals each day, and would like a way to mass ...
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Changing client web part properties Title/Description with diffrent languages

We want to change our client web part Title and Description depending on Supported locales(languages). The Validation checklist for apps: ...
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Is it possible to read a sharepoint website using C#

I am new to sharepoint technology. I want to know if it is possible to read a website hosted in sharepoint. I can see that page after I log in. Can I do that in C#? And do I have API to do the log in ...